Stories tagged: "Lansing"


A woman takes a photo of lightning striking as dark storm clouds roll over Lake Michigan. (Mark Olsen via Unsplash)
Storms Knock Out Power to More than 100,000 Across Michigan

Severe thunderstorms left more than 100,000 customers across Michigan without power, utilities reported Wednesday.

A Kewpee restaurant in Lima, Ohio. (Scott/Wikimedia Commons)
Why do Michiganders Love Olive Burgers? Where Did They Come From?

Mid-Michiganders and those from the west side of the Mitten have a particular preference for olives on hamburgers

The University of Michigan relocated its Museum of Natural History to the Biological Sciences Building in 2019. (Courtesy/U-M)
Free Tickets: 20+ Michigan Museums Friendly for Both Family and Budget

Michigan has plenty of budget-friendly options for experiential learning— including free museums. 

Some Michigan coffee shops focus on more than just good coffee.
12 Local Coffee Shops That Care About Michigan

Plenty of local Michigan coffee shops are committed to ethically conscious, environmentally friendly, and inclusively owned business practices.

Dozens of firework displays are scheduled across Michigan for the Fourth of July holiday.
Fourth of July: A Guide to Independence Day Celebrations in Michigan

Michigan families have no shortage of Fourth of July activities to choose from this year.

Regulators hae warned about rolling blackouts in Michigan this summer. The state's biggest utility companies aren't worried.
Are Rolling Blackouts Coming to Michigan? Utility Companies Doubt It.

Michigan's two largest electricity providers say that 8.8 million residents won’t have to worry about rolling blackouts this summer.

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Michigan’s New Major Deal Turns Water, Recreation Possibilities Into Realities

A state park in Flint. Clean water for Benton Harbor. A ski jump in the UP. Overnight, Michigan politicians agreed to game-changing legislation.